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Same word + new meaning = different confusion

Happy 2020! It’s the start of a brand-new decade that’s sure to bring changes we can’t yet imagine. Turning points like this inspire language ...
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What’s in a name? More people than you may expect

New words enter the English lexicon in all kinds of ways. They may originate in slang, migrate in from other languages, expand from regional ...
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When vowels change: The Great Vowel Shift

What would you do if you woke up one morning and heard the people around you speaking a familiar language, but differently? If all ...
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